Archive - May 2012
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Opponents of taxpayer-funded ballpark to submit petition at City Hall
Submitted by Katelyn Supa on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 9:29pm.

The group opposed to a taxpayer-funded ballpark have collected about 4,000 signatures on a petition against bringing a taxpayer-funded baseball team to the Port City.

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Marina closure leaves businesses, residents high and dry
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 4:38pm.

video A marina in Surf City is closing, but the tenants are not the only ones affected. As the Pender-Topsail News & Voice was first to report, Wells Fargo, which owns Surf City Beach House Marina, delivered the news to people who keep their boat there yesterday.

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Jurors in Edwards case finish 8th day of talks
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 4:25pm.

The judge in the John Edwards campaign corruption trial has sent the jury home after eight days of deliberations and told the four alternate jurors they do not need to come back to the courthouse.

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Pender Co. Schools on one-hour delay Thursday
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 4:15pm.

Pender County Schools will operate on a one-hour delay for students and staff except emergency personnel Thursday.

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10th rabies case in New Hanover Co.; Free vaccines this weekend
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:56pm.

Animal Control Services says the victim was working in the yard and did not see the rabid fox Sunday when it ran out and bit her wrist. She was able to shake the animal off. A neighbor then killed the fox.

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U-Turn Luncheon aims to change young lives
Submitted by Chris Phillips on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:52pm.

Wilmington Police hosted an event aimed at turning lives around today. The point of the U-Turn Luncheon was to pair young people who need a change in their life with local professionals.

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ILM starts using body scanner
Submitted by Cliff Pyron on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:45pm.

Work on the security checkpoint project finished three weeks early. It includes advanced imaging technology installed last night. Today was the first day for passengers to use the full body scanner.

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Former Lynchburg leader has advice as Wilmington persues his city's baseball team
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 05/30/2012 - 3:23pm.

video As Wilmington moves on in discussions to build a ballpark, a former councilman in the city who's team we may get sat down with us to share his thoughts on this big decision. If city council approves the plan, the Lynchburg Hillcats will find a new home here in Wilmington.

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